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  • Elizabeth Sawtell (1611 - 1694)
    Elizabeth Birth: ca 1613 Death: ca 18 Oct 1694, Watertown, Middlesex, MA Burial: aft 18 Oct 1694, Old Burial Ground, Groton, Middlesex, MA Children: Bethia Sawtell, Enoch Sawtell, Hann...
  • Sir John Anthony Pople, Nobel Prize in Chmistry, 1998 (1925 - 2004)
    Sir John Anthony Pople , KBE, FRS, (October 31, 1925 – March 15, 2004) was a Nobel-Prize winning theoretical chemist. Born in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, England, he attended Bristol Grammar School. He w...
  • POPLE (1868 - d.)
  • "Progenitor" Pople (aft.1000 - d.)
    Pople. Robert Populus of Normandy [Pople, Pepall, People] (AN): Anglo-Norman Theory: The Populus family were a Noble family (Knights and Lords) in Gascony (Gascogne), France. [Populus, Biarittz, Fr...
  • "Unknown" Pople (1500 - d.)
    Haplogroup: J2 (J-YP13*) Last name: Pople Variant last names: Popeley, Popley, Poply, Popilly, Popely, Popelly, Popple, Poplar, Peopell, Peploe etc., Tested with: FamilyTreeDNA Most distant paternal an...

About the Pople surname

Anglo-Norman theory:

Pople: This unusual and interesting name is of Old French (Anglo-Norman) origin, and is commonly believed to be a topographical surname for someone who lived by a strand of poplar trees or a single conspicuous poplar tree. However, I believe it derives from Uphill, a place so called in Somerset near Weston-Super-Mare; the place name is recorded as "Opopille" in the Doomsday Book in 1086. Uphill stands on the lower (River) Axe. POPLE is so common a name in North Somerset that in only one of the county’s several registration districts – that of Axbridge – some 185 Poples are listed on the 1891 census.

  • Pople (Anglo-Norman: Old French phonetic spelling) from Opopille, the Norman pronunciation of Uphill, early local spellings included Popil, Pophull, Popehull. Pople/Uphill: N. Som. Opopille (AN) 1086 (DB). '(Place) above the creek'. OE uppan + pyll. River Axe. The Populus family were a Noble family (Knights and Lords) in Gascony (Gascogne), France. [Populus, Biarittz, France]. Pople. Robert Populus of Normandy [Pople, Pepall, People] (AN).

"This name. sometimes written POPLE Popple in England. is of very ancient existence there, coming from Normandy about the time of the Conquest."-- "Genealogies of the State of New York: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation", Volume 3

"Pople, or Populus. See People." "Pepall. See People. People. Robert Populus of Nor-mandy held lands at Anet and Saucey from Philip Augustus, Nor-mandy, c. 1200 (Mem. Soc. Ant. Norm. V. 180). "-- "Full text of "The Norman people and their existing descendants in the British dominions and the United States of America ..": https://archive.org/stream/normanpeopleand01unkngoog/normanpeopleand01unkngoog_djvu.txt

Y-DNA: J-YP13* (id: YF09093, ENG) Pople, mtDNA: J1c1b2a (WAL), GedMatch: T378203, ySearch: QRHHN